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By Guttorm Fløistad (auth.), Guttorm Fløistad (eds.)

In so much contributions accumulated during this quantity, the effect from ecu and American philosophy should be felt. Remarkably, ten out of 13 philosophers think that the figuring out of a real Latin American neighborhood, nationwide and continental cultural id is a problem to philosophy.

This quantity comprises articles on subject matters inside various disciplines: political philosophy, ethics, heritage of philosophy, formal common sense, philosophy of technology and expertise, in addition to philosophical interpretation of literature. it really is correct to a wide viewers of philosophers and researchers in those disciplines.

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Around 1920 there began to be founded around the whole continent many faculties of philosophy (the Catholic university of Lima, 1917; the Javeriana in Bogota, the faculty of philosophy of the Benedictines in Sao Paulo, the Centreo Vital in Rio de Janeiro and the "Courses on Catholic Culture" in Buenos Aires, in 1922; San Miguel in Buenos Aires, 1931; Medellin in 1936). Journals (like Vozes in Brazil since 1907, Estudios in Buenos Aires since 1911, El Ensayo in Bogota since 1916, A Ordem in Rio since 1921, Arx in Cordoba since 1924, Criterio in Buenos Aires since 1928, Revista Javeriana in Bogota since 1934, Stromata in San Miguel since 1937) created an attentive reading public.

Revolution is the action that makes the answer emerge, which is simultaneously (in the case of the Mexican revolution, Batlista in Uruguay or the Cuban revolution) anti-traditional and anti-imperialist. ) remain included. The Villegas' project, however, has not received in the last years new contributions, unfortunately. We ought to mention here a whole group of Latinamericanists such as Weinberg, Horacio To D. Sobrevilla (1989, II, p. 835), Quesada's project appears as a contradiction in so far as it is a formal conception of rationality (in his works on logic, mathematical logic, formalization of a juridical philosophy and the theory of rationality) and what he tries to achieve in his works on the history of Latin American ideas.

Said "world" will be discovered amongst ourselves as "that which is Latin American". a) One style, then, is more linked to Heideggerian ontolog/o, which gives primacy to being on the historical world, with practical relations that are national, and even popular (it will have as inheritance the Latinamericanist thinking, #6, and the philosophy of liberation, #8). , F. Romero), of greater solipsistic inspiration (will have as inheritance, amongst others, epistemological and analytic thinking, #7 31 ).

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